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>>> good morning. death of an american hero. former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle, shot to death at a texas shooting range. lester's interview with kyle just last year. >>> the search for awers. a mother of two who disappears while vacationing in turkey is found dead. 15 people detained for questioning. there are families overseas looking for justice. >>> game on. the wait is now over. so let the super bowl partying begin. just hours from kickoff, we are live in the big easy today, sunday, february 3rd, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza >>> welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt. >> it is that time, isn't it? >> super bowl time >>> everybody is ready for the super bowl, whether it is the game or the ads or eating like a pig, we have you covered. >> can't you do all? >> i think you can. i think you are encouraged to. >> jenna is in new orleans in the thick of it all. >> reporter: it is the calm before the proverbal storm. downtown new orleans, things are good, a
kyle. and we talked about his four tours in iraq as a navy s.e.a.l. and one shot that made him legend ear among fellow snipers. >> i saw an insurgent on top of the roof. i zoomed in on him. i saw he had an rpg. he was trying to hide. about the time i saw he was getting into attack position i decided it was time to take the shot. >> he hit his mark from 2,100 yards or 1.2 miles away. an unheard of distance that stunned even him. >> 2,100 yards. lucky shot? >> extremely lucky shot. >> most of those he killed never saw him. >> when you're going to war it's definitely not about being fair. every person i killed i have a clear conscious of because they were actively trying to hurt americans or civilians. >> it's so ironic. only to lose his life texas. he leaves behind a wife and two children. his wife talked about the fear of him being overseas and with a navy s.e.a.l. you don't know what they're doing. it's very secretive business. we lost a true american hero. >> our hearts go out the to them. >>> in turkey, police are reportedly questioning 15 people in connection with the killing of a
's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thanks very much. to texas, search for the motive of a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. another iraq war veteran is charged in that case. lester holt has the latest on the investigation. lester, good morning. >> willie, good morning. i get to meet and spend time with chris kyle last year for the release of his autobiography. he was the most lethal sniper in u.s. history. he and a friend were gunned down at a shooting range in glenrose, texas. a sad twist of fate for a man who became a hero on the battlefield. america's deadliest military sniper who, over four it tours in iraq, made over 160 confirmed kills, a number chris kyle told me a year ago was not the one he focused on. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of. they were actively trying to harm americans, military or civilians. >> reporter: he and his friend, chad littlefield, were shot to death. the alleged killer, eddie ray ralph, former marine, arrived at the range with the victims. after killing them with a semi automatic handgun at close range, he drove to his sister's house and confess ed
community was searched overnight for the former cop and navy reservist suspected of killing three people, including a police officer. quis fer dorner's burned-out truck and footprints were found in big bear mountain. dorner, fired for making false statements, has threatened to bring warfare to police and their families. >>> investigation is under way after the e-mail accounts of several bush family members were hacked. the cyber attacker posted family conversations online that were dredge friday the e-mail messes to and from former bush presidents after breaking into the accounts of three other family members and several friends. the hacker also posted several personal photos of the family. >>> california lawmakers are proposing some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. measures unveiled thursday include state bans on assault rifles and high-capacity bullet clips and background checks would apply to purchasing ammunition as well as guns. >>> the federal aviation administration has given boeing the green light to carry out test flights once again of its embattled 787 dreamliners. plane
to protect the kids on his bus. >>> navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and a friend at the shooting range. eddie ray routh, 25-year iraq war veteran, is charged with killing chris kyle and chad littlefield over the weekend. authorities say routh may have mental health problems and is on suicide watch. >>> as many as 15 people are being questioned in the disappearance and death of a new york city woman in turkey. turkish police say sarai sierra died from a blow to her head. her body was found saturday near the remnants of an ancient city wall in istanbul. the 33-year-old mother of two was last heard from on january 21st, just before she was supposed to fly home from her solo vacation in turkey. >>> amazing recovery for teen activists malala yousafzai. a video message has been released, showing her speak out for the first time. malala was shot in the head by the taliban last october in her native pakistan. she was oshot for her outspoken advocacy. >> today i can see that i'm alive. i can see you. i can see everyone. and today i can see that i'm getting better day by day. >> just an incredible youn
doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have the privilege of having a medical license, should in my view conduct themselves more responsibly than that. >> my position is more than a democrat or republican. i worry about this man dying in office. >> my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says, dad, are you going to die? come on, this is irresponsible stuff. >> reporter: christie acknowledged he has a weight problem. a year and a half ago he was hospitalized from an asthma attack. >> my doctor warned me my luck is going to run out soon. it's something i'm conscious of. >> after years of david leno poking fun at his weight, christie and on the late show to show
, navy reservist and sharpshooter, has already killed three and is targeting many more. >> of course he knows what he's doing. we trained him. >> reporter: four years ago, dorner accused a fellow officer of kicking a suspect in the head but it was dorner who was fired for making false statements in the case. they say he is now targeting officers he names in this chilling manifesto, published online. you will now live the life of the prey. i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. police say the revenge killings began sunday when monica quan and keith lawrence were shot to death. quan's father was the police captain who represented dorner in his disciplinary hearing. >> this has gone far enough. nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: on wednesday, detectives say dorner tried to steal a boat near san diego. a badge, his i.d. and wallet found in the area. thursday morning at 1:25 am, two lapd officers assigned to protect a person in the manifesto came under fire. >> officer shot multiple times. >> reporter: a short time later a gunman opened fire on two
dykes. nbc has confirmed, not only was he in the navy in the '60s, but he earned the vietnam service medal and several other awds. police towed away the school bus from the crime scene, it had been there since tuesday afternoon. dykes boarded it, shot and killed the bus driver when he wouldn't hand over a few children. dykes has been holed up in an underground bunker nearby with a 5-year-old boy named ethan with asperg asperger's syndrome. they have lowered medicine and a coloring book for ethan through the pipe. the visitation for the bus driver, who is being called a hero, charles poland jr. is scheduled for later today. local residents are hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution lester. >> thank you. clint van zandt is a former fbi profiler. >> lester, good to be with you. >> this man has a television, we have to be mindful. we don't know what he's watching at this hour, but with that in mind what are the options here? the fact that things are stable? is that in itself a good sign? >> it really is my background as a hostage negotiator also, i've been in these situations, and
. not only was he in the navy in the '60s, but he earned awards including the vietnam service medal. friday, police towed away the school bus from the crime scene. it had been there since tuesday afternoon when police say dykes boarded it as it was stopped, demanded a few children, and then shot and killed the bus driver when he wouldn't hand them over. since then, dykes has been holed up in an underground bunker nearby with a 5-year-old boy named ethan with asbupergeasper syndrome. officials have lowered medicine and coloring books for ethan through the pipe. the bus driver has been called a hero, and the funeral will be scheduled for later today. residents are hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution. lester? >> gabe gutierrez for us this morning. thank you. >>> and clint van zandt is a former fbi profiler and nbc news analyst. nice to have you here. >> hi, lester. good to be here. >> we understand this man has a television. so i have to be mindful -- we have to be mindful, we don't know what he's watching this hour. with that in mind, what are the options here? the fact that things a
. natalie morales is over at the news desk with that. >>> charged in the murder of former navy s.e.a.l. sniper and his friend. eddie ray routh has refused to -- >> my brother just came here and he told me he's committed a murder. i'm terrified for my life. because i don't know if he's going to come back here. >> routh is being held on $3 million bond and is on suicide watch. a dramatic accident on a south florida highway overpass this morning. a box truck crashed and ended up halfway off the ramp, its front end held in place by a concrete pillar. two people were inside when it crashed. >>> some 16 months after don't ask, don't tell was repealed, the military is asked to extend benefits to same-sex members. the 1996 defensive marriage act complicates the issue. formal announcement is expected within the next several days. >>> a very close encounter with an asteroid is coming next week. the space object is going to come closer than any other ever observed on february 15th. it's 148 feet in diameter with a mass of a cruise ship. that is enough to level a city, but nasa says they kno
in the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle and a friend. police officials say eddie routh refuses to meet. >> my brother is detained and told me he's committed a murder. >> hold on. >> i'm terrified for my life. i don't know if he's going to come back here. >> routh is being held on $3 million bond and on suicide watch. >>> a dramatic accident on a florida overpass this morning. a box truck crashed and ended up halfway off the ramp. its front end held in place by a concrete pillar. two people were inside the truck when it crashed. >>> a very close ent could you teller -- encounter with an asteroid is happening, 148 feet in diameter with a mast of a cruise ship, enough to level a city, but not to worry, nasa knows exactly where it's heading and it's not going to hit us. >>> a young woman in florida learned her lesson about showing respect for the court. 18-year-old pen nellpy soto got slapped with a $5,000 fine and dismissed. but her attitude wasn't con trite enough for the judge. >> adios. >> come back, ma'am. come back. come back. give me the paper again. >> it will be 10,000. >>
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